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Mercury and Argus
(c. 1635-1640)

Artist/s name
oil on wood panel
49.3 x 64.5 cm
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr James Fairfax AO, Honorary Life Benefactor, 1996
Gallery location
17th Century & Flemish Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Baron Descamps, Brussels; private collection, Brussels; included in Sotheby's sale, London, 6 December, 1989, no. 52 as ex collection Baron Descamps; bought by Colnaghi (dealer), London, 1991; from whom purchased by James Fairfax, Sydney, 1991; collection of James Fairfax, Sydney, 1991–96; by whom presented to the NGV, through The Art Foundation of Victoria, 1996.